Last year, a decision by a professional pedagogic body not to include the novel ”Borderlife” by Dorit Rabinyan – which features a Israeli-Palestinian love affair – in the Israeli high school curriculum was mischaracterised by Times of London as a “ban”.
- Israelis are free go to bookshops anywhere in the country and purchase the book.
- The book made it to the Israeli best seller’s list.
- Israeli students can borrow the book from libraries.
- Israeli teachers in advanced literature classes across the country are free to assign the book to their students if they choose.
Yesterday, the Guardian committed a similar error, in a story by their Jerusalem correspondent, Peter…
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